NOW That’s What I Call Electronic
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Synth-pop fans rejoice, as NOW have announced a major 78-track 4CD compilation of the very best in electronic music.

NOW That’s What I Call Electronic will feature songs from artists such Queen, Blondie, Duran Duran, Eurythmics, ABBA and more.

The album showcases, it says, “the emergence of synth-pop as a dominant sub-genre of new wave”. 

Containing such classic tracks as Visage’s Fade To Grey, Japan’s Quiet Life, Ultravox’s Vienna through to OMD’s Enola Gay and Paul Hardcastle’s 19, it promises to be a comprehensive history of synth-pop.

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NOW That’s What I Call Electronic is released 7 January 2022.

Read more: The story of That’s What I Call Music

NOW THAT’S WHAT I CALL ELECTRONIC 4-CD SET TRACKLISTING

CD 1

  • Queen – Radio Ga Ga
  • New Order – Blue Monday                  
  • Eurythmics, Annie Lennox, Dave Stewart – Love Is A Stranger
  • Ultravox – Vienna 
  • Visage – Fade To Grey
  • Japan – Quiet Life
  • Soft Cell – Tainted Love
  • The Human League – The Sound Of The Crowd
  • Duran Duran – Planet Earth
  • Spandau Ballet – To Cut A Long Story Short          
  • Gary Numan – Cars
  • Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Enola Gay
  • Landscape – Einstein A Go-Go
  • Tears For Fears – Mad World
  • Heaven 17 – Temptation
  • Blancmange – Living On The Ceiling
  • Fiction Factory – (Feels Like) Heaven
  • The Lotus Eaters – The First Picture Of You
  • A Flock Of Seagulls – I Ran (So Far Away)
  • Yello – The Race

CD 2 

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  • Donna Summer – I Feel Love (12” Version)
  • Chaka Khan – I Feel For You 
  • Freeez – I.O.U. 
  • Shannon – Let The Music Play 
  • Company B – Fascinated                           
  • The S.O.S Band – Just Be Good To Me
  • Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait                            
  • The Pointer Sisters – Automatic 
  • Man 2 Man – Male Stripper
  • Patrick Cowley feat. Sylvester – Do You Wanna Funk
  • Liza Minnelli – Losing My Mind
  • Eighth Wonder – I’m Not Scared
  • Animotion – Obsession
  • Trans-X – Living On Video 
  • Dazz Band – Let It All Blow 
  • Harold Faltermeyer – Axel F (From “Beverly Hills Cop” Soundtrack)
  • Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit) 
  • Malcolm McLaren – Buffalo Gals 
  • Joe Jackson – Steppin’ Out

CD 3

  • ABBA – Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
  • Blondie – Atomic 
  • The Buggles – Video Killed The Radio Star
  • M – Pop Muzik
  • Paul Hardcastle – 19
  • Falco – Rock Me Amadeus (The American Edit)
  • Phil Lynott – Yellow Pearl (First 7″ Remix)
  • Kim Wilde – Kids In America
  • Altered Images – Don’t Talk To Me About Love
  • a-ha – Take On Me
  • Philip Oakey & Giorgio Moroder – Together In Electric Dreams
  • Howard Jones – New Song
  • Nik Kershaw – Wouldn’t It Be Good 
  • Limahl – Never Ending Story  
  • Thompson Twins – Love On Your Side
  • Men Without Hats – The Safety Dance
  • Kon Kan – I Beg Your Pardon (I Never Promised You A Rose Garden)
  • Peter Schilling – Major Tom (Coming Home)
  • Midge Ure – If I Was 
  • China Crisis – Christian
  • Jan Hammer – Crockett’s Theme (From “Miami Vice II” Soundtrack)

CD 4 

  • Dead Or Alive – You Spin Me Round (Like A Record) (Performance Mix)
  • The Human League – Love Action (I Believe In Love)
  • Propaganda – Dr Mabuse
  • The Cure – The Walk 
  • Joy Division – Love Will Tear Us Apart                    
  • Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – Messages
  • Our Daughter’s Wedding – Lawn Chairs
  • Iggy Pop – Nightclubbing
  • Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
  • Erasure – Drama!
  • Scritti Politti – Absolute
  • The Associates – Party Fears Two
  • Furniture – Brilliant Mind
  • Talk Talk – It’s My Life                               
  • Simple Minds – Glittering Prize 
  • Swans Way – Soul Train
  • The Passions – I’m In Love With A German Film Star
  • Soft Cell – Say Hello, Wave Goodbye

 

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